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Carnival Pot Luck: Handpicked Blogs From 10 E-Learning Thought Leaders

Welcome to Refreshing Monday at e-Learning Carnival. After fantastic quality time with family & friends, I also spent some leisure time to surf through the blogosphere and have picked some delicious posts for you.

Clark Quinn complaints that the lack of understanding of cognitive science is a barrier to better L&D. As a solution, he talks about a scientific mindset.

Will Thalheimer is happy with a new research study that reveals that the backfire effect is not as prevalent as previous research once suggested. He suggests Learning Practitioners to Rise Up! Debunk!

Backfire Effect is not so Serious - Photo by Oscar Sutton on Unsplash
Backfire Effect is not so Serious – Photo by Oscar Sutton on Unsplash

Semi-Retired, Guy Wallace takes forward the debate of Macro and Micro and settles in the middle stressing that Sometimes Content Should be Micro. Sometimes Macro.

Mirjam Neelen & Paul A. Kirschner of 3-STAR LEARNING EXPERIENCES agrees with Jane Hart that learners must understand that learning is ultimately their responsibility. Then they suggest, what it takes for employees to own and drive their learning.

Karl Kapp is all for gaming and finds that the board game, card game trend is heading straight for the learning game industry as well. As a professor, he takes care to explain the Card Games & Board Games in context of Learning.

John Stepper, the author of “Working Out Loud”, talks about scaling the cultural change. WOL is a way to build relationships that can help you in some way, like achieving a goal, developing a skill, or exploring a new topic.

Ryan Tracey, The E-Learning Provocateur, gives everyone a reason to visit Australia into a dozen options for E-Learning conferences in 2018.

ZipBoard too has a great collection of e-learning events in USA & UK. Those not in US/UK/AU, you can plan to keep your dates close to one.

Ethan Edwards is on the road somewhere in North Carolina looking at the 18th Century house, parks, clouds, weather and how each of these things can be related to e-Learning.

Jonathan Gaston at Docebo talks about the attack of Automation, Artificial Intelligence and the philosophy of causation.

Its a good dose of new knowledge to start your week. Because you are reading this blog, you are educated and employed and this is enough to be cheerful about.

Over the weekend, we had a south Indian Pot Luck. Each of the family cooked a dish and we enjoyed at a friend’s home.

South Indian Pot Luck
South Indian Pot Luck

I’ll be back soon!

In the meantime, send me your favorite posts to make the carnival longer. Contact me here.

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